Famous Poems from Bygone Days
Over 80 poems from the 19th and early 20th centuries, from Hugh Antoine d'Arcy's "The Face on the Barroom Floor" to Phila Henrietta Chase's "Nobody’s Child," rich in rhythm and rhyme, filled with feelings and stories about love and war, ships and the sea, farms and family, life and death, heaven and hell. Introduction. Brief biographies of each poet. Alphabetical indexes of titles and first lines.
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That all the girls be chaste and fair, The boys all wise and brave. And when my bosom's darling sings, With melody divine, A pedal harp of many strings Must ...
... with us upon the grass some twenty years ago. The grass is just as green, Tom—barefooted boys at play, Were sporting just as we did then, with spirits just.
The boys were playing some old game, beneath the same old tree— I do forget the name just now; you've play'd the same with me On that same spot; ...
I can't help recalling the joke about the boy scout who came home with a black eye ... of “school let out,” Came the boys like a flock of sheep, Hailing the.
Came the boys like a flock of sheep, Hailing the snow piled white and deep. Past the woman so old and gray Hastened the children on their way.
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